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    Gena Thomas(Author)

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Are you jaded by charity work yet have a heart for missions? Are you at all skeptical about the effectiveness of short-term missions? Do you believe you have a role in the Great Commission?A Smoldering Wick brings awareness to the pitfalls of charity work and brings to light the biblical call to a justice mindset, without arguing that short-term missions are a lost cause. In Isaiah 42, God speaks of how Jesus will neither break a bruised reed nor snuff out a smoldering wick, but in faithfulness, establish justice on earth. Being equipped through theology, theory, and practice, the Church can be encouraged and admonished not to grow faint in the arduous work of justice. By mixing personal missionary memoirs with poverty alleviation tools, A Smoldering Wick proposes what is wrong with short-term missions and offers applicable solutions to reverse the unjust ways that the Western Church sees itself, poverty, and its international brothers and sisters.

Gena Thomas is a lifelong writer and faith wrestler. She was a missionary in northern Mexico alongside her husband, Andrew, for more than four years, where they played a lot of soccer, hung out with a lot of youth, consumed too much caffeine, and struggled to redefine the word missionary. Their son was born not long after they began a coffee shop ministry that sought to bridge the gap between international rock climbers and Mexican locals. Gena is passionate about the local church being the catalyst for holistic, sustainable poverty alleviation. She holds a Master’s in International Development from Eastern University, dreaming often about how she will use that knowledge. Gena and Andrew live in North Carolina with their two children.

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  • PDF | 272 pages
  • Gena Thomas(Author)
  • CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (12 Jun. 2017)
  • English
  • 5
  • Religion & Spirituality

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